Western Europe


OTT to account for 46% of Western Europe TV revenues in 2023

Over-the-top-delivered content will account for 46% of all Western European TV revenues by 2023, up from 26% in 2017, according to Digital TV Research. The new report claims that OTT revenues for TV episodes and movies – both from ad-supported and subscription services – will more than double from US$10 billion to US$23 billion over […]

SVOD use in Western European tipped to reach 69% of homes by 2023

Some 69.3% of Western European TV households will take a subscription video-on-demand service by 2023, up from 38.4% at the end of 2017, according to Digital TV Research. The ‘Western Europe OTT TV and Video Forecasts’ report claims that the number of SVOD subscribers will almost double from 50.34 million at the end of 2017 […]

Pay TV subscriber numbers to rise, revenues to fall in Western Europe

Western European pay TV subscriber numbers will increase by 2.6% between 2017 and 2023, though revenues will fall by roughly 7.2%, according to a new study by Digital TV Research. The Western Europe Pay TV Forecasts report claims that the pay TV subscriber numbers will climb by three million to reach 106 million in 2023 […]

Western European SVOD subscriptions ‘to reach 65m by 2022’

The number of Western European SVOD subscriptions is due to reach 65.07 million by 2022 with 10.69 million subs to be added in 2017 alone, according to new research. The Digital TV Research report claims that the number of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) accounts will climb from 33.96 million at the end of 2016 – with […]

Telcos to account for over half of Western Europe, Lat Am pay TV

Telecoms companies will account for over half of all pay TV subscriptions in Western Europe and Latin America within five years, according to new research. Research house Ovum forecasts that over a quarter of all global pay TV subs will be through telcos, with additions largely going to be driven by organic expansion of IPTV […]

IHS: Western Europe SVOD spend to reach €3bn

Total spending on subscription on-demand services in western Europe reached €2 billion (US$2.2 billion) last year, with another €1 billion expected on that number by year-end, new research claims. IHS Markit predicts the €3 billion mark will be reached before 2017 as services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Now TV expand their offers […]

IHS: UK the European leader for on-demand

UK viewers have been the quickest in Western Europe to embrace on-demand TV, while Italians watch more TV overall than any other nationality in the region, according to new research. Overall daily viewing time of linear TV has continued to decline in the UK, but factoring in online and on-demand services the time spent watching […]

Western European OTT revenues set to double

Over-the-top (OTT) TV and video revenues in Western Europea will more than double between 2015 and 2021, according to Digital TV Research. The firm’s ‘Western Europe OTT TV and Video Forecasts’ report claims that OTT revenues in the region will climb from US$6.40 billion in 2015 to US$14.64 billion in 2021. Of this additional US$8.25 […]

Smart TV reach 45% in Western Europe

Some 45% of Western European broadband households have a smart TV, and 33% of these homes plan to buy a smart home device in the next year, according to Parks Associates. The study claims that pay TV adoption is 50% in Spain, 87% in Germany, 74% in the UK and 75% in France. Meanwhile, 33% […]

Smart TVs in 45% of Western European web homes

Some 45% of Western European broadband homes now own a smart TV, according to Parks Associates. The research firm claims that Germany has the highest proportion of smart TV ownership, with more than 50% of broadband households having an internet-connected CE device. “Europe has served as an early market for new online video services. As […]

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